Client Profile: Amos International Holdings (Amos or the “Company”) is a Singapore-based marine and offshore procurement and logistics solutions and services provider. Founded in 2003, the Company has grown to become one of the most reliable partners to an established clientele providing them with a comprehensive platform of services that includes procurement, logistics and allied services.
Transaction Snapshot: On September 11, 2014, Shaw Kwei& Partners completed an investment of SGD 20 million into Amos International Holdings for a majority stake. Avista conducted a competitive process, identifying and approaching a select universe of financial buyers. Following this, Avista successfully positioned Amos as an established player in the marine and offshore industry in Southeast Asia, positioned to grow significantly through both organic and acquisition-led growth strategies . Avista was able to achieve a premium valuation for the shareholders of the Company.
Avista Advisory’s Role: Avista Advisory (“Avista”, or “we”) was mandated by Amos as the exclusive financial advisor to raise financing through issuance of equity or equity linked securities, in return for a significant stake in the Company. Avista assisted in arranging, structuring and negotiating the equity investment by Shaw Kwei& Partners, an independent PE fund manager investing across Greater China and select countries in South East Asia.